Genthe's Photographs of San Francisco's old Chinatown / photographs by Arnold Genthe ; selection & text by John Kuo Wei Tchen.

Rare photographs of Chinatown at the turn of the 20th century offer priceless glimpses of the rich street life of the district before it was leveled by the great earthquake and fire of 1906. Contains 130 of Genthe's finest Chinatown photos, many painstakingly reproduced from original glass nega...

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Main Author: Genthe, Arnold, 1869-1942.
Other Authors: Tchen, John Kuo Wei.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Dover Publications, [1984]
Series:Dover photography collections.
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